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May 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on 135 Years After the Chinese Exclusion Act, Asian Americans Say No More

135 Years After the Chinese Exclusion Act, Asian Americans Say No More

posted by Louis Chan

No More Exclusion

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

135 years after the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act, a rally will be held this Saturday in the heart of San Francisco Chinatown to say no more exclusion.

A coalition of community groups and activists has organized a Rally for Inclusion fearing what happened 135 years ago … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 30, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Workers at Cathay Pacific Airways Lose Social Security and Medicare Benefits

Workers at Cathay Pacific Airways Lose Social Security and Medicare Benefits

posted by Louis Chan

Cathay Pacific Worker Protest
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) are asking the Social Security Administration to investigate Cathay Pacific Airways decision to deny its U.S.-based workers access to Social Security and Medicare.

The move by the airline not to withhold payroll taxes for Social Security and Medicare … Read more

Chinese American

Apr 16, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: Chinese American leaders fear Leland Yee indictment will lead to more stereotyping

ABC7: Chinese American leaders fear Leland Yee indictment will lead to more stereotyping

posted by Randall

San Francisco ChinatownChinese American leaders in San Francisco’s Chinatown today cautioned the public against stereotyping their community, following the arrest of State Senator Leland Yee(Photo by jakubkadlec).

“The level of virulence that we’ve been seeing around the public response I think is very troubling,” said Malcom Yeung, with the Asian and Pacific Islander Counsel, said to … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 5, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on CCTV: San Francisco Chinatown still has its soul

CCTV: San Francisco Chinatown still has its soul

posted by Randall

San Francisco Chinatown
Many Chinatowns across the country have been abandoned by its Chinese population.
What’s left are curio shops and restaurants catering to tourists, according to CCTV.
But the largest and original Chinatown in San Francisco has so far fought that trend.
“This square is where it all began. The Chinese community fought to save this … Read more

Chinese American

Dec 20, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on SF Examiner: Three Streets in SF Chinatown to be Renamed After Community Leaders

SF Examiner: Three Streets in SF Chinatown to be Renamed After Community Leaders

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Ross AlleyThree alleys in San Francisco’s Chinatown will be renamed in honor of community members who made contributions to the neighborhood.

Bartol Street will have Enid Ng Lim Alley added in honor of a community activist by the same name who fought to prevent a building in Chinatown from being converted into office spaces but, instead, … Read more

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